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Arts at Harvard

Saturday 4/04

A Measure of Devotion: Bearing Witness to the Civil War at 8:00 PM

Presented by Radcliffe Choral Society & Harvard Glee Club
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/4
The Radcliffe Choral Society and the Harvard Glee Club present a joint performance as part of the Holden Choruses' month-long recognition of the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War. The series, titled "...unfinished work..." is part of the National Civil War Project. Conducted by Andrew Clark.
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Monday 4/06

public conversation: “Slavery, Dissent, Reconciliation: Harvard Histories” at 2:30 PM

Presented by Learning From Performers
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/6
oin artist Brian Knep, Sven Beckert (Harvard University), Kellie Carter Jackson (Hunter College) and Salamishah Tillet (University of Pennsylvania) and moderator Timothy Patrick McCarthy (Harvard University) for a public conversation about Harvard University's relationship to the many legacies and memories of the Civil War. Sponsored by the Office for the Arts at Harvard, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Kennedy School, and Hutchins Center for African and African American Research in conjunction with Brian Knep’s site-specific installation “Deep Wounds” in the Memorial Hall Transept, April 4-May 7, presented by the OFA Public Art program.
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Friday 4/10

Amanda Forsythe, soprano & David Hansen, countertenor - Music of Handel, Steffani & Monteverdi at 8:00 PM

Presented by Boston Early Music Festival
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/10
Music of Handel, Steffani, and Monteverdi. Amanda Forsythe, soprano & David Hansen, countertenor.
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Saturday 4/11

"Arise" - 45th Annual Dean Archie C. Epps Spring Concert at 8:00 PM

Presented by Kuumba Singers of Harvard College
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/11
"Arise" - 45th Annual Dean Archie C. Epps Spring Concert
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Sunday 4/12

“THE CHOICE” A PLAY BY ELIE WIESEL at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard Divinity School
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/12
“The Choice” marks Elie Wiesel’s dramatic effort to explore the depths of our human capacity to kill. Recounting the struggle of members of a resistance movement as they carry out orders from above, Wiesel’s play is an examination individual human identity and the fine line of innocence and intention.
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Thursday 4/16

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra / Saint-Saëns & Berlioz at 7:30 PM

Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/16 - 4/19
Wagner "Overture to Tannhäuser"; Saint-Saëns "cello concerto no. 1", Jonah Ellsworth, cello; Berlioz "Symphonie Fantastique". Benjamin Zander, conductor.
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Friday 4/17

Intajam #nofilter at 7:15 PM

Presented by Fallen Angels & Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/17
Intajam #nofilter
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Saturday 4/18

Memphis Jazz Giants at 8:00 PM

Presented by Office for the Arts at Harvard & The Harvard Jazz Bands
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/18
Tenor saxophonist George Coleman and pianist Harold Mabern will perform in “Memphis Jazz Giants,” a concert with the Harvard Jazz Bands. Sponsored by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and Harvard Jazz Bands, Mark Olson and Don Braden ’85, conductors.
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Sunday 4/19

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra / Saint-Saëns & Berlioz at 3:00 PM

Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/16 - 4/19
Wagner "Overture to Tannhäuser"; Saint-Saëns "cello concerto no. 1", Jonah Ellsworth, cello; Berlioz "Symphonie Fantastique". Benjamin Zander, conductor.
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Boston Chamber Music Society / Schubert, Jalbert, and Brahms at 7:30 PM

Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/19
Schubert - Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (The Shepherd on the Rock) for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano, D. 965
Jalbert - Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano (BCMS Commission)
Brahms - Piano Trio in C major, Op. 87
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Saturday 4/25

Mahler Symphony No.5 at 8:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra (HRO)
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 4/25
Mahler Symphony No.5
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Sunday 5/03

A Heartrending Cry: Dona Nobis Pacem of Ralph Vaughan Williams at 4:00 PM

Presented by Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/3
A Heartrending Cry: Dona Nobis Pacem of Ralph Vaughan Williams
William Schuman’s A Free Song
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Wednesday 5/06

Harvard Horizons Symposium at 4:30 PM

Presented by GSAS
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/6
Each year, eight outstanding PhD candidates are chosen as Harvard Horizons Scholars and receive targeted mentoring and coaching designed to enhance their presentation skills. The program will culminate in the Harvard Horizons Symposium on May 6, 2015, where Horizons Scholars will deliver brief, compelling talks about their research from the Sanders Theatre stage.
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Friday 5/08

Masterworks Chorale - Crowning Achievements at 8:00 PM

Presented by Masterworks Chorale
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/8
Program: TOM VIGNIERI - commission premiere / G. F. HANDEL Coronation Anthems / F. J. HAYDN Coronation Mass (a.k.a. Lord Nelson)

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Saturday 5/09

Jad Abumrad at 8:00 PM

Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/9
The son of a scientist and a doctor, Jad Abumrad studied creative writing and music composition at Oberlin College. While working on staff at WNYC, Abumrad began tinkering with an idea that evolved into one of public radio’s most popular shows today – Radiolab. Radiolab podcasts are downloaded over 4 million times each month and the program is carried on 437 stations across the nation.
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Friday 5/15

Kurt Elling's Passion World with special guest Anat Cohen at 8:00 PM

Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/15
Named DownBeat Critics Poll’s Male Vocalist of the Year an unprecedented fourteen times, Kurt Elling is one of the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. For this edition of Passion World, Elling is joined by special guest, multi-reedist Anat Cohen.
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Sunday 5/17

Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra concert - South American Gems at 2:00 PM

Presented by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/17
Gisèle Ben-Dor leads Pro Arte in a series of tangos by Astor Piazzolla featuring Adrian Anantawan on violin and Juanjo Mosalini on the Argentinian Bandoneón
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Boston Chamber Music Society / Schubert, Shostakovich, and Brahms at 7:30 PM

Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 5/17
Schubert - Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
Shostakovich - Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 147
Brahms - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
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Sunday 6/14

RAVEL Rapsodie espagnole and MAHLER Symphony No. 1 at 3:00 PM

Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras
Sanders Theatre
Runs: 6/14
57th Season Final Concert
RAVEL Rapsodie espagnole and MAHLER Symphony No. 1
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